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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/11] i386: Kallsyms generate relocatable symbols
    On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:37:48 -0400
    Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> wrote:

    > Add the _text symbol definitions to the architectures which don't
    > define it otherwise linker will fail.

    I get lots of this when building latest -mm for avr32:

    .tmp_kallsyms2.S:643: Warning: right operand is a bignum; integer 0
    assumed

    Reverting this patch makes the warnings go away. I think it's
    because on avr32, .init is the first section, not .text, so many of the
    offsets become negative and kallsyms doesn't seem to handle this very
    well. Here's a few lines from .tmp_kallsyms2.S:

    kallsyms_addresses:
    PTR _text + 0xffffffffffff4000
    PTR _text + 0xffffffffffff4000

    Any idea how to fix this? Could we introduce a new symbol that always
    marks the start of the image perhaps?

    Haavard
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